Dr Susanna Mills
Associate Clinical Researcher
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Newcastle upon Tyne,
Susanna is a Public Health Specialty Registrar and NIHR Clinical Lecturer. She completed her PhD in 2017, exploring qualitative and quantitative aspects of home food preparation, and her research interests focus on public health nutrition. Susanna trained to become a medical doctor at the University of Oxford, and has been based in the North East since commencing public health training in 2011. Susanna is a member of the Faculty of Public Health.
Roles and responsibilities
- National Institute for Health Research Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle University, 2018-present
- Lancet Commission on Obesity Fellow, 2016-present
- Former National Institute for Health Research Doctoral Research Fellow, Newcastle University, 2014-17
- Former National Institute for Health Research Academic Clinical Fellow, Newcastle University, 2012-14
- Specialty Registrar in Public Health, Health Education North East, 2011-present
- National Institute for Health Research Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2014-17, £269,000
- Thesis: A mixed methods programme of study on the determinants and health outcomes of home food preparation
Areas of expertise
- Public health
- Public health nutrition
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ResearchSusanna's main research interests lie in public health nutrition, particularly home food preparation and dietary patterns, and potential relationships with dietary quality and health. Her wider research focuses on health inequalities and opportunities to improve the public's health.
Biomedical Sciences undergraduate students
MSc Public Health and Health Services Research students
Public health registrars preparing for Faculty of Public Health Part A and Part B examinations
Public health for paediatrics training module
Co-supervised to completion an undergraduate BSc student in Food and Human Nutrition
Medical Education Course and Special Study Module at the University of Oxford Medical School
Preparation for Learning and Teaching at Oxford, delivered by the Oxford Learning Institute
- Mills S, Adams J, White M, Wrieden W, Brown H. Sociodemographic characteristics and frequency of consuming home-cooked meals and meals from out-of-home sources: cross-sectional analysis of a population-based cohort study. Public Health Nutrition 2018, 21(12), 2255-2266.
- Adams J, Mills SDH. Consuming meals prepared at home more frequently appears to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, weight gain and obesity. Evidence-Based Medicine 2017, 22(1), 38.
- Mill SDH, Brown H, Wrieden WL, White M, Adams J. Frequency of eating home cooked meals and potential benefits for diet and health: cross-sectional analysis of a population-based cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2017, 14, 109.
- Mills S, White M, Brown H, Wreiden W, Kwansicka D, Halligan J, Robalino S, Adams J. Health and social determinants and outcomes of home cooking: a systematic review of observational studies. Appetite 2017, 111, 116-134.
- Mills S, White M, Wrieden W, Brown H, Stead M, Adams J. Home food preparation practices, experiences and perceptions: A qualitative interview study with photo-elicitation. PLoS ONE 2017, 12(8), e0182842.
- Mills S, Wright T. Access to food retail outlets in County Durham, UK: a pragmatic cross-sectional study. The Lancet 2015, 385(Suppl 1), S70.
- Mills S, White M, Robalino S, Wrieden W, Brown H, Adams J. Systematic review of the health and social determinants and outcomes of home cooking: protocol. Systematic Reviews 2015, 4(5), 35.
- Tanner LM, Moffatt S, Milne E, Mills SDH, White M. Socio-economic and behavioural risk factors for adverse winter health and social outcomes in economically developed countries: a systematic review of quantitative observational studies. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2013, 67(12), 1061-1067.
- Mills SD, Tanner LM, Adams J. Systematic literature review of the effects of food and drink advertising on food and drink-related behaviour, attitudes and beliefs in adult populations. Obesity Reviews 2013, 14(4), 303-314.
- Braddick O, Birtles D, Mills S, Warshafsky J, Wattam-Bell J, Atkinson J. Brain responses to global perceptual coherence. Journal of Vision 2006, 6(6), 426a.